In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Association For Environmental Assessment (IAEA)

Document Type : Science - Research


Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Planning, University of Payame Noor, Tehran, Iran.


The aim of this study was to determine the role of sustainable social participation in improving the quality of urban life in Parsabad, Ardebil province. In terms of nature, the research is a descriptive-analytical and was conducted by survey method. The statistical population of the study included citizens over 18 years of age in the city of Parsabad Moghan. Using the Cochran sample size determination formula, 380 people were determined as the sample size. The studied samples were selected using random sampling method. The data collection tool was a researcher-made questionnaire the reliability of which was confirmed with a coefficient higher than 0.7 using Cronbach's alpha test. The independent variable of research (social participation) included the independent components of the study including reciprocal relationship, mutual commitment, and mutual expectation. According to the research findings, the components of reciprocity, mutual commitment and sense of belonging simultaneously have a significant effect on sustainable development. Examining the simultaneous effect of four components of social participation on sustainable urban development and implementation in the territory of an inter-city can be a new approach in this field of urban studies.


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